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Gwyneth & Jimmy's First Textual Experience

Nothing's funnier than reading someone else's very awkward text messages. Correction. Nothing's funnier than setting someone else's very awkward text messages to music. That's exactly what Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show crew did last week when Gwyneth Paltrow came to visit. Real text messages -...
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That's Cheating, Ben Affleck

Jennifer Garner appeared on Extra last week to promote her new movie, Miracles from Heaven. During the interview (it's in the early part below), she talks about the birthday party she and ex-hubby Ben Affleck threw for their four-year-old son. It was a superhro party, by request. Jen dressed up...
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"The Garbage to Gazillionaire Jackpot"

Here's a life lesson. When you're cleaning out grandma's attic, look through everything before throwing anything away. Case in point. A family found a brown paper bag in an attic, and when they opened it up, they found seven Ty Cobb baseball cards. Ty played in the early 1900s, and it was thought...
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You Want Insulin With That?

The folks at McDonalds just keep coming up with ways to tease our taste buds while we pack on the calories. Here's their latest concoction. The Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry. You take the Cadbury Creme Egg - the bane of so many New Year's resolutions as Easter approaches - and chop it up. Take said...
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Famous Fish. Big Heart. Bad Memory.

The folks at Disney have been teasing the sequel to Finding Nemo for months. Finally, they released an actual trailer for Finding Dory. This one has Dory - voiced by Ellen Degeneres - on a search for her family, the family she suddenly remembers. I've got to say, this one looks even better than...
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"The Driver Told Me a Kid Fell Out of My Van"

You're on a busy road in China. You're stopped, then you accelerate. The hatch at the back of your car pops open, and a toddler falls out onto the road. You keep going. No, that really happened to a grandfather in China, and it was all caught on a dashcam video. Luckily, the kid was all right...
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"We're Praying For You, Mike"

London Has Fallen hits the theaters this Friday. It's a sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. In Olympus, the White House was overrun by terrorists who took the President hostage. Secret Service agent Mike Banning saves the day while Morgan Freeman waits hopefully. In London, the President is taken hostage...
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Heart & Soul, Kim & Kanye

Kim Kardashian posted a video to Instagram this week, showing what she and Kanye West did on their first date. No, it wasn't that. They went to FAO Schwartz - you know, the toy store - and played "Heart and Soul" on the keyboard you play by jumping on it. Just like Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia did...
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The Other Stallone Calls Foul

Sylvester Stallone was the sentimental favorite to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar on Sunday night. After all, he played Rocky Balboa, a character that had starred in several movies already. In Creed, he took a backseat as the trainer of Apollo Creed's son, and some say it was his best acting...
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Close, But No Statue

Industry insiders thought Mark Ruffalo was a shoe-in for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Spotlight, which did win an Oscar for Best Picture. When Patricia Arquette started ready the winner's name, people really thought Mark had won. "Mark," she said. And then the surname started with an "R"...
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